Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway: A Celebration of Fashion’s Night Out September 6th

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Downtown Seattle retailers take to the runway in the city’s first in recent history, large-scale, collaborative charity benefit fashion show.

A Celebration of Fashion's Night Out

Net proceeds from ticket sales will fund college scholarships for young women through the O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship Program.

Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway this September in celebration of Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) Thursday, September 6th. Seattle Met magazine, Pacific Place and other downtown Seattle fashion retailers and iconic brands extend an open invitation to celebrate the occasion in a toast to designer ingenuity with the city’s first in recent history, large-scale, collaborative charity benefit fashion show.

When: On Fashion’s Night Out, Thursday, September 6th from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: Downtown Seattle’s Pacific Place Atrium at 600 Pine Street.

What: In celebration of Fashion’s Night Out on September 6th, Downtown Seattle’s Pacific Place and Seattle Met magazine will present Seattle’s first in recent history, large-scale, collaborative charity benefit fashion show. The atrium at Pacific Place will be transformed into a runway that will give 250 seated ticket holders a close-up view of some of Seattle’s finest autumn clothing and accessories, while hundreds more will enjoy unobstructed views from the balconies above for free. Seattle Met will stage “red carpet” photos for everyone attending the event dressed to impress. Ticket holders will also enjoy cocktail receptions and raffle prizes, while they and the public will get to enjoy special events taking place in and around the stores and restaurants at Pacific Place before and after the runway show. The event is made possible, in part, by event sponsor Downtown Seattle Association.

5:30 p.m.: The Roche Bobois lounge opens for VIP ticket holders on the second floor of Pacific Place, with a cocktail reception featuring fine wines from O Wines, signature cocktails and appetizers, courtesy of Pacific Place restaurants: Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Il Fornaio, Johnny Rockets, Mexico Cantina y Cocina, Pike Place Chowder, Thai Ginger and Wasabi at pnk Restaurant & Ultra Lounge. General admission ticket holders also will enjoy their own cocktail reception on the second floor of Pacific Place with wine, cocktails and appetizers.

7 p.m.: Downtown Seattle will Rock the Runway with a major fashion show of 40-plus autumn looks from participating downtown retailers, including Nordstrom, Macy’s, Barneys New York, True Religion Brand Jeans, Eileen Fisher, Baby & Co., OSKA Edina and Karan Dannenberg, among others. In addition, SEVEN Salon will style the models’ hair for the runway show. Poison Waters will be on hand to entertain and emcee the runway fashions.

9 p.m.: Pacific Place remains open until 9 p.m. for post-event shopping.

Admission: Tickets for General Admission and VIP access are available for $75 and $125 respectively and may be purchased through the event web site, seattlemet.com/runway. General Admission ticket holders will receive seated access to the show, swag bags, and appetizers and cocktails courtesy of Pacific Place restaurants.VIP ticket holders will receive premier seating for the show, deluxe swag bags, access to the Roche Bobois lounge and reception, and valet parking courtesy of Pacific Place.

Charity Beneficiary: Net proceeds from ticket sales will fund college scholarships for young women through the O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship Program.

Those partaking in Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway and other Fashion’s Night Out events in Downtown Seattle are encouraged to use the FNO social media hash tag, #FNOSEA. We’ll see you there!

About Fashion’s Night Out

Fashion’s Night Out is an unprecedented global initiative created in 2009 to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, boost the industry’s economy during the recession, and put the fun back in shopping. In the United States, the program is a collaboration between American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company, and the City of New York.

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Pacific Place continues the celebration all weekend with in-store events and specials from gifts with purchase to discounts off regular prices. Shoppers who collect $100 in same-day receipts during the four-day promotion will receive a free Pacific Place $10 gift card, while shoppers collecting $300 in same-day receipts will receive a free Pacific Place $30 gift card – both of which are good for three months following activation and are good for use anywhere in Pacific Place. Customers are limited to one promotional gift card per person per day; receipts must be from one shopper only and cannot be combined from multiple guests to achieve a threshold for the gift with purchase.

Thursday, September 6th – Saturday, September 8th: Pacific Place shops open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.     
Sunday, September 9th: Pacific Place shops open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.     

Pacific Place features 50 shops, restaurants and an 11-screen movie theatre at Sixth Avenue and Pine Street in downtown Seattle. Parking beneath Pacific Place is abundant, well-lighted and secure. For more information, call (206) 405-2655, visit the web site at pacificplaceseattle.com, find Pacific Place Seattle on Facebook and follow on Twitter @Pacific_Place.

SagaCity Media Inc., parent company of Seattle Met, Portland Monthly, Aspen Sojourner, Park City Magazine, Vail-Beaver Creek Magazine, Portland Bride & Groom, Seattle Met Bride & Groom, Out Aloha, Out City and 18 other custom and editorial publications. Seattle Met and Portland Monthly are both currently among the top 10 biggest-selling city magazines in the nation, and are the no. 1 selling magazines in their respective markets, over all national and regional titles.

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